Aug 012013

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One of my favorite country groups from when I was in high school was the Dixie Chicks.  So when I heard that two of three Dixie Chicks members – sisters Emily Robinson and Martie Maguire – had just released their second album as members of Court Yard Hounds, I knew I wanted to give it a listen.  I had loved the addition of their violin and banjo playing and was hoping to hear more in this separate venture.

Court Yard Hounds: Amelita #CYHAmelita

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Apr 162012

Growing up, I wasn’t what you would call a country music “fan”.  I made all the standard jokes (country music is an oxymoron, ha ha.  Wasn’t I witty?) and teased my friends who listened to the genre.  I was one of the few odd (wo)men out, as almost everyone I knew enjoyed at least a few country music artists.

It turned out that for me, country music was a lot like asparagus: give it a try, and you’ll find that you like it.  Once I actually listened to a wider sampling with an open mind I found that I liked country music very much.  Today, if you get in the car with me, you’ll find it’s always tuned in to a country station.

Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts' New Album "Changed"

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